Discover the best of Melbourne’s world-renowned street art scene on this self-guided walk through the city’s laneways.

The artwork is as changeable as Melbourne’s weather, so you'll always see something new.

This walk is approximately 3.2km and takes around 2 hours.

Sights on this walk

View down Duckboard Place, with street art on the right and posters on the left.

1. Duckboard Place

Discover a mix of vibrant street art, gig posters and great dining options.
Colourful street art in AC/DC lane.

2. AC/DC Lane

Named after the legendary Australian rock band, this lane is covered in tributes to rock'n'roll.
People looking at street art in Hosier Lane.

3. Hosier Lane

This popular laneway is an ever-changing canvas of paste-ups, murals and hidden sculptures.

4. Flinders Way

Lisa King’s giant sleeping female figure features on the outside wall of Brunetti.
Small, framed artworks and street art on the red brick wall of Presgrave Place.

5. Presgrave Place

Home to Melbourne’s most unique small-scale street art and framed mixed-media works.
Graffiti-style street art on the walls of Union Lane.

6. Union Lane

This narrow lane packs a pop of colour and boasts an impressive volume of street art.
Exterior of Section 8 bar in Tattersalls Lane, with a large street art mural on the building behind.

7. Tattersalls Lane

Home to cheap eateries, some of Melbourne's favourite bars and street art on nearby buildings.
Collection of war-related street art, including a 'legacy kids' artwork, on the wall of Drewery Lane.

8. Drewery Lane

A mosaic of handmade tiles honours the lane’s long-time resident, Legacy House.
View down Guildford Lane, with red brick buildings, green plants and people.

9. Guildford Lane

A rare pocket of the city's industrial past, this lane is now an oasis lined with plants and cafes.
Three blue bins at the end of Queen Street, surrounded by graffiti-style street art.

10. 436 Queen Street

Admire the large-scale murals and evolving art en route to the nearby Queen Vic Market.
Colourful street art in Blender Lane, featuring a cartoon painting of a bird wearing a cap.

11. Blender Lane

Filled with bright and provocative artworks, this lane is a favourite of the street art community.

More to explore

Colourful street art in Croft Alley, featuring two geometric faces in the foreground.

Croft Alley

Discover walls splashed with colourful murals in this winding laneway off Little Bourke Street.
Mike Makatron's Jungle Funk Mural in Meyers Place, featuring a ladybug on a leaf in the foreground.

Meyers Place

Mike Makatron’s stunning Jungle Funk mural covers the Bourke Street end of Meyers Place.
Blurred figures of people walking down Coromandel Place, with black and pink street art of leaf shapes on the walls.

Coromandel Place

Find large scale works by local artists and speciality coffee from Oli & Levi at this popular spot.
Mural of a snow-capped mountain scene on a building in Caledonian Lane.

Caledonian Lane

A favourite of street artists, this lane showcases murals by game developers outside Fortress.
Bright street art mural of a bird at the Upper West Side Arts Precinct with a person walking in the foreground.

Upper West Side Arts Precinct

See large scale murals by Adnate and Rone at Melbourne’s first official street art precinct.
Street art mural of a woman's head on a wall at 223 Franklin Street, with picnic table in the foreground.

223 Franklin Street

Boasting bright street art and a collaboration piece by portrait artists Adnate and Swaze.

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